Biodiversity & Conservation

Mytilus edulis beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock

IR.SIR.EstFa.MytT


<i>%Mytilus edulis%</i> beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock
Distribution map

IR.SIR.EstFa.MytT recorded (dark blue bullet) and expected (light blue bullet) distribution in Britain and Ireland (see below)


  • EC_Habitats

Map icon UK and Ireland classification

Major habitat IR Infralittoral rock (and other hard substrata)
Habitat complex IR.SIR Sheltered infralittoral rock
Biotope complex IR.SIR.EstFa Estuarine faunal communities (shallow rock/mixed substrata)
Biotope IR.SIR.EstFa.MytT Mytilus edulis beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock

Additional information icon Additional information

European Union Natural Information (EUNIS) Habitat classification code: A3.321/B- Mytilus edulis beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock (Mussel beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock) (Davies & Moss, 1998).

This review can be cited as follows:

Hiscock, K. 2001. Mytilus edulis beds on reduced salinity tide-swept infralittoral rock. Marine Life Information Network: Biology and Sensitivity Key Information Sub-programme [on-line]. Plymouth: Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. [cited 20/08/2014]. Available from: <http://www.marlin.ac.uk/habitatclassification.php?habitatid=259&code=1997>